In 2012, the Chester County Key Innovation Zone (KIZ) and the Delaware County KIZ decided to join forces and create a program that would change businesses in South Eastern Pennsylvania forever. The result from the collaboration was a program called Ideas x Innovations Network (i2n).
This month, i2n celebrates their 10th anniversary, and one of their partners, West Chester based consulting firm, IT Edge, is a main sponsor.
So what exactly is i2n? What exactly is IT Edge? Read below to find out more.
Who and What is i2n?
I2n is a collection of both participating businesses and partner businesses who work together to help each other survive and thrive in Chester County. Some of the main partners who support i2n include:
- West Chester University Entrepreneurial Leadership Center
- Delaware County Community College
- Penn State Great Valley
- Many More!
What exactly does i2n do for businesses to help them?
What Does i2n Do?
Running a startup business can be a difficult challenge in almost every aspect. With so much competition, navigating your startup to success can seem like an impossible task. This is where i2n makes a difference.
I2n uses experience and resources from their staff and supporters, such as universities, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, and many more, to help new businesses in navigating the pains of starting a business.
I2n offers services such as:
- Workspace Location
- Guidance & Mentoring
- Strategic Networking
These services can help jumpstart a business and give them the push they need to grow from a startup to an established company.
How does IT Edge fall into this?
Sharpening Your Edge
Being in a partnership with the Chester County Economic Development Council, IT Edge and i2n have been working together closely for some time. Starting as a small business over 30 years ago, IT Edge personally knows how much of a struggle it can be to create a business from nothing. IT Edge is sponsoring i2n’s 10th anniversary because of this.
When a company employs the services of i2n, they’ll often be advised to expand their web presence. This is where IT Edge comes in. Serving as a premier consultant to over 400 clients, IT Edge has been trusted by i2n to help these emerging businesses create an unforgettable digital presence.
Offering services from website development and content management, to lead generation and search engine optimization services, IT Edge is a trusted asset to emerging businesses, and the i2n initiative.
Looking to connect with IT Edge or i2n?
Are You an Emerging Business?
Starting a business from nothing is hard. That’s why IT Edge and i2n are here to help.
Connect with IT Edge and i2n today, see what they can do to help grow your business.